5 more tycoons join Singapore's billionaire club

They include property magnate Chua Thian Poh and Hotel 81 founder Choo Chong Ngen. -AsiaOne

HDB allows sellers to ask for extension of stay in sold flats

This will facilitate those who may need more time for renovation or those awaiting funds from the sale of their current flats. -AsiaOne

Visitor arrivals to Singapore flat in Q1 but receipts up: STB

Tourist arrivals from China dropped 14 per cent, due to tourism laws imposed last October. -BT

Toa Payoh 4-room flats top draw at BTO launch

Location, wide range of amenities main reasons for applicants eyeing units there. -ST

31 things you didn't know about Uniqlo

If you love Uniqlo, see the gallery below for 31 facts about the company's success which you did not know of - until now, that is. -AsiaOne

Courts, Gong Cha among Singapore's most influential brands

Consumers in Singapore value convenience and price the most when it comes to giving support to a brand of products, a new survey has found. -AsiaOne

Confessions of a lingerie buyer

Her pet peeve:Mismatched underwear. -TNP

June of despair for private home sales

The World Cup doesn't explain why this particular June had the lowest sales for the month since 2007. -My Paper

Photographer lets money go to seeds

Charlie Lim's collection of seed carvings can fetch $1 million. -ST

Be more productive at work

Before blaming stress on your workload, consider the possibility that you simply are not being productive enough. -AsiaOne

Samsung Group to scrutinize underperforming businesses

Rumors loom of restructuring at lagging electronics-related units. -Korea Herald/ANN

Japan messaging app Line eyes $12.2b Tokyo listing: report

Fast-growing messaging service Line, has submitted a formal application to Japan's main bourse. -AFP

Jobs Bank kicks off with 16,000 positions

About half of the vacancies listed on the portal are for PMEs. -ST

Singapore GDP contracts in Q2 as manufacturing tumbles

Singapore's GDP shrank by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter from the previous quarter on a seasonally adjusted and annualised basis. -Reuters

Private home resale prices fall 1.4% in June to hit 18-month low

Prices fell in all parts of the island, led by homes in the city fringe areas. -ST


Investor Relation


Show & sell

Millie Heath, who works for British lighting brand Vaughan, transforms her home into a showcase for her clients who get to see the lighting in situ. -BT

SME Central

A gentler touch

Veteran accountant and Singapore Land Authority chairman Chaly Mah has instilled in the statutory board a work ethic that engages the public. -BT